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About Bandipur National Park
Mysore - 90km
Bangalore - 220km
Best Time to Visit
Mar to May
Oct to Feb
Summer - 25°C to 30°C
Winter - 15°C to 25°C
From Chennai - 560km
From Coimbature - 140km
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Bandipur National Park is situated in the Chamarajanagar district in Karnataka near the border with Tamilnadu and Kerala.It is 80km from Mysore and is on the route to another major tourist destination Ooty hill station. The park spans an area of 874 square kilometers and was previously a 90 sq km private hunting place established by Maharaja of Mysore in 1931.Govt of India established it as a Tiger Reserve in 1973 under Project Tiger plan.
The altitude of the park ranges from 2,230 ft to 4,770 ft so there are many varieties of trees and animals that can be found here. The park is famous for its tigers, elephants and protected sandalwood trees and is one of India's most delightful wildlife sanctuaries.
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People of Karnataka and nearby states prefer to come to Bandipur National Park by road either in their own vehicle or by taxi. Bangalore is the major city near the park at 220km and is the nearest Airport connected to all places in India. The drive takes around 5 hours from Bangalore to reach the park via Mysore (90km).People coming from outside Karnataka should come by air or by train to Bangalore and then hire a taxi to the national park or can take state transport bus to reach the park. Some of the young adventure seekers prefer to cruise on their bikes to the park. The park can be visited throughout the year avoiding the heavy rainy season during monsoon.
Bandipur makes a great vacation spot with a lovely weather, scented air of sandalwood trees and number of exciting things to do like safari ride, boating , bird watching, photography, videography etc. Good options for Boarding and lodging are also available in the surrounding of park and you must book it in advance.
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Places Of Interest in Bandipur National Park
Jungle Safari Bandipur National Park
Jungle safari is a must and most favorite among the tourists. The national park organizes 45-minute bus safari into the forest for a minimal fare of Rs. 95/- and carries 25 persons at a time. A Jeep safari on the other hand is quite expensive at Rs 2200 and carries 6 persons at a time. The safari doesn't guarantee that tourists will get to see tiger as it is a matter of chance however experience of safari at the park itself is a great experience among the rich varieties of flora and fauna of this park that you will remember for life time and gives you great opportunity for photography.
Animals in Bandipur Bandipur National Park
Bandipur supports a good population of wild animal species like Tiger , Leopard , Indian Elephant, Gaurs, Sloth bears, Muggers, cheetal, sambhar, grey languor, wild boar and many more
Birds & Reptiles Bandipur National Park
Bandipur is home to over 200 species of birds including peacocks, honey buzzards, red-headed vultures, Indian vultures, flower peckers, hoopoes, Indian rollers, brown fish owls, crested serpent eagles and hawk-eagles. Reptiles include cobra, Indian rock python, vipers, rat snake, muggers, monitor lizards, Indian chameleon, Indian pond terrapin, agamid flying lizards and large variety of Butterflies.
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